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Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, Minorities, Noirs américains, Noirs...
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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"Scholastic signature"--Cover
Topics: Mexican Americans, Agricultural laborers
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by Cisneros, Sandra
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Originally published in 1985, and republished to coincide with the release of Cisneros' new book, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, this is the stunning debut noveld in a series of vignettes, it is the story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago
Topics: Mexican Americans, Girls, Mexican Americans, Short stories
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My Lucy friend who smells like corn -- Eleven -- Salvador late or early -- Mexican movies -- Barbie-Q -- Mericans -- Tepeyac -- One holy night -- My Tocaya -- Woman hollering creek -- The Marlboro man -- La Fabulosa: a Texas operetta -- Remember the Alamo -- Never marry a Mexican -- Bread -- Eyes of Zapata -- Anguiano religious articles rosaries statues ... -- Little miracles, kept promises -- Los Boxers -- There was a man, there was a woman -- Tin tan tan -- Bien pretty
Topic: Mexican Americans
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A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California. In this unique collection of short stories, the small events of daily life reveal big themes-love and friendship, youth and growing up, success and failure. Calling on his own experiences of growing up in California's Central Valley, poet Gary Soto brings to life the joys and pains of young people everywhere. The smart, tough, vulnerable kids in these stories are...
Topics: Children's stories, American, Mexican Americans, Short stories, Children's stories, American,...
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by Anaya, Rudolfo A
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Ultima, a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic, comes to Antonio Marez's New Mexico family when he is six years old, and she helps him discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past
Topics: Mexican American children, Mexican Americans, Healers
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by Viramontes, Helena María, 1954-
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Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Mexican American families, Mexican American women, Mexican Americans
Source: inlibrary
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by Castillo, Ana
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Reprint of a hardcover edition published by W.W. Norton, 1993
Topics: Sisters, Mexican Americans, Mothers and daughters, Mexican American families
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by Cisneros, Sandra, author
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This book tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong, not to her run-down neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings. Esperanza's story is that...
Topics: Literary, Fiction - General, Fiction, Mexican Americans, General, Bildungsromane, Chicago (Ill.),...
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by Anaya, Rudolfo A
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Six-year-old Antonio embarks upon a spiritual journey under the watchful guidance of Ultima, a healing woman, that leads him to question his faith and beliefs in family, religion, and other aspects of his Chicano culture
Topics: Mexican American children -- New Mexico -- Fiction, Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- Fiction,...
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Topic: Mexican Americans
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by Ernesto Galarza
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Topics: Social life and customs, Mexican Americans, Mexican American neighborhoods, Immigrants, Childhood...
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"An Odyssey book."
Topics: Children's stories, American, Mexican Americans, Mexican Americans, Short stories
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by Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Mexican Americans, Gangs, High schools, Schools, Juvenile fiction, Family life, Fiction
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father
Topics: Great-grandmothers, Brothers and sisters, Families, Mexican Americans
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by Soto, Gary; Martinez, Ed, ill
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Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing
Topics: Christmas, Mexican Americans, Rings, Christmas stories, Mexican Americans, Rings
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Mexican Americans
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Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Mexican American families, Mexican Americans
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Under the wire -- Soledad -- Inside out -- Miracle in Tent City -- El Angel de Oro -- Christmas gift -- Death forgiven -- Cotton sack -- The circuit -- Learning the game -- To have and to hold -- Moving still
Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Mexican American families, Mexican Americans
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by Luis Valdez
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Topic: Mexican Americans -- Drama.
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by Acosta, Oscar Zeta
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Topics: Acosta, Oscar Zeta, Mexican Americans, Mexican Americans, Popular culture
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by María Celeste Arrarás
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Topics: Selena, 1971-1995, Singers -- United States -- Biography, Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Biography
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by Gary Soto
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Topics: Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Mexican Americans -- Fiction, Ghosts -- Fiction, Murder --...
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Mexican Americans, Mexican Americans
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by Tony Johnston
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Topics: Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Mexican Americans -- Fiction, Family life -- California --...
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by Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984
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"This study was produced through the United States-Mexico Border Studies Project at the University of Notre Dame."
Topics: Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984, Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984, Mexican Americans, Immigrants, Mexican...
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by Serros, Michele M
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Special assembly -- Senior picture day -- First call -- Passport to cross overland -- Second call -- The big deal -- Third call -- Tenth call -- Breaking the major rule -- Let's go Mexico! -- I know what you did last summer -- Counter act -- Twelfth call -- Twentieth-something call -- Fourth Thursday in April -- Good parking -- The plaintiff, the poet
Topics: Mexican Americans, Humorous stories
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by Canales, Viola
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Topics: Family life, Neighborhoods, Mexican Americans, Catholics, Boarding schools, Schools, Families,...
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by Soto, Gary
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Introduction -- Black hair -- It all makes sense -- That girl -- Lost in a small town -- Oranges -- Mating season -- Learning to bargain -- August -- All the luck -- How you gave up root beer -- Eating Mexican food -- Saturday at the canal -- October -- Kearney park -- How to sell things -- Hope -- Function of two E-mail accounts -- Mr. Meow -- Inheritance -- Hitchhiking with a friend -- Knowing your limits -- Morning on this street -- Evening walk -- How I learned to fly -- Some words about...
Topics: Soto, Gary, Poets, American, Mexican American poets, Mexican American youth, Mexican Americans
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by Viramontes, Helena María, 1954-
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Stories originally published in various periodicals
Topics: Mexican American women, Mexican Americans
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by Helena María Viramontes
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Topics: Mexican Americans -- Fiction, Mexican American neighborhoods -- Fiction, Express highways -- Design...
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by Castillo, Ana
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Topics: Mexican American families, Mothers and daughters, Mexican Americans, Sisters
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by Mireles, Jovita González, 1904-1983; Raleigh, Eve, d. 1978; Limón, José Eduardo; Cotera, María, 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-350)
Topics: Mexican American families, Mexican Americans, Land tenure, Landowners
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by Schaller, Susan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203)
Topics: Ildefonso, Ildefonso, Schaller, Susan, Deaf, Mexicans, Deaf, Hearing Impaired Persons, Sign...
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by Soto, Gary
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Two Mexican American brothers hope that junior college will help them excape their heritage of tedious physical labor
Topics: Mexican Americans, Universities and colleges, Mexican Americans, College stories
Bibliogr. p.234-256.Index
Topics: Américains d'origine mexicaine, Sud-ouest États-Unis, Sud-ouest États-Unis, États-Unis,...
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Under the wire -- Soledad -- Inside out -- Miracle in Tent City -- El Angel de Oro -- Christmas gift -- Death forgiven -- Cotton sack -- The circuit -- Learning the game -- To have and to hold -- Moving still
Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Mexican American families, Mexican Americans
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by Serros, Michele M
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Poems and short stories
Topics: American - General, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Mexican American women, Mexican Americans
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father
Topics: Great-grandmothers, Brothers and sisters, Family problems, Mexican Americans
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by Soto, Gary
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Two Mexican American brothers hope that junior college will help them excape their heritage of tedious physical labor
Topics: Mexican Americans, Universities and colleges, Mexican Americans, College stories
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by Rice, David, 1964-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sugarcane fire -- Her other son -- Valentine -- Papa Lalo -- Crazy Loco -- Proud to be an American -- She flies -- The California cousins -- Last mass
Topics: Mexican Americans, Mexican American children, Children's stories, American, Short stories
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by Victor Villaseñor
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Topics: Villaseñor, Victor, Mexican Americans -- California
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by Soto, Gary; Martinez, Ed, ill
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"This Scholastic edition is only available for distribution through the school market" -- P. [4] of cover
Topics: Christmas, Mexican Americans, Rings, Christmas stories, Mexican Americans, Rings
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Reprint. Originally published: St. Louis, Mo. : C. V. Mosby Co., 1980
Topics: Mexican Americans, Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Indians of Mexico, Indians...
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by Villaseñor, Victor
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"Bonus pages inside!"--Cover
Topics: General, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography,...
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by Richard Rodriguez
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Topics: Rodriguez, Richard., Mexican Americans -- California -- Biography., Mexican Americans --...
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by Jiménez, Francisco, 1943-
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Sequel to: The circuit
Topics: Mexican Americans, Mexican Americans, Agricultural laborers
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by Sowell, Thomas, 1930-; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection. TxSaTAM
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Minorities, Minorités, Ethnic relations, Irish Americans, German Americans, Jews, Italian...
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by Soto, Gary; Martinez, Ed, ill; Ada, Alma Flor; Campoy, F. Isabel
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Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing
Topics: Christmas, Mexican Americans, Rings, Spanish language materials, Navidad, Mexicano-americanos,...
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by Venegas, Daniel; Brammer, Ethriam Cash
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"Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage"--P. facing t.p
Topic: Mexican Americans
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by Viramontes, Helena María, 1954-
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The life of Mexican fruit pickers in California. The protagonists are a youth who is sprayed with pesticide by a plane and the girl who saves him. The novel describes the harsh conditions under which migrant workers live, the heat, the cramped quarters, the hand-to-mouth existence
Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Mexican American families, Mexican American women, Mexican Americans
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Topics: Mexican American women, Mexican Americans
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by Escandón, María Amparo
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A Mexican village woman has a vision that her 12-year-old daughter did not die, as a hospital claims, but was sold into prostitution by a doctor. The search for the girl takes her to Los Angeles. A first novel
Topics: Mexican American women, Mothers and daughters, Mexican Americans, Children, Apparitions, Religious...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Mexican Americans
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by Tripp, Valerie, 1951-; Tibbles, Jean-Paul, ill; McAliley, Susan
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"Book 6"--Cover
Topics: Aunts, Sisters, Ranch life, Mexican Americans
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by Rebolledo, Tey Diana, 1937-; Rivero, Eliana S. (Eliana Suárez), 1940-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-384)
Topics: American literature, Mexican American women, Mexican Americans, American literature
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195 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: 23 cm, Rodriguez, Richard, Mexican Americans -- California -- Biography, Mexican Americans --...
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by Soto, Gary; Gómez Morín, Mauricio
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Translation of: Baseball in April and other stories
Topics: Mexican Americans, Mexican Americans, Mexicano-americanos
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by Casares, Oscar, 1964-
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Topics: Mexican Americans, Working class
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Topics: Mexican Americans -- Fiction., Mexican-American Border Region -- Fiction.
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by Helena María Viramontes
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Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States -- Fiction, Mexican American families -- Fiction,...
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by John Treadwell Nichols
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Topics: Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- Fiction, Water rights -- New Mexico -- Fiction
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by Nichols, John Treadwell, 1940-
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Topics: Real estate development, Mexican Americans, Water rights, Mexican Americans, Real estate...
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by Véa, Alfredo, 1952-
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The story of a collection of misfits living on the outskirts of 1958 Phoenix
Topics: Mexican Americans, Boys, Grandparents, Mexicano-americanos, Bildungsromans
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by Tripp, Valerie, 1951-; Tibbles, Jean-Paul, ill; McAliley, Susan
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"Book one"--P. [1] of cover
Topics: Ranch life, Mexican Americans, Sisters, Aunts, Ranch life, Mexican Americans, Sisters, Aunts
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by Soto, Gary; Velasquez, Eric, ill
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"A Yearling Book."
Topics: Skirts, Lost and found possessions, Mexican Americans
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by Rivera, Tomás, 1935-; Vigil-Piñón, Evangelina
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Translated into English by Evangelina Vigil-Piñón
Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Mexican Americans
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by Bertrand, Diane Gonzales
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Frustrated by his poor financial situation and hoping to impress a smart girl, seventh grader Trino falls in with a bad crowd led by an older teen with a vicious streak
Topics: Crime, Mexican Americans, Crime, Mexican Americans
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by Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-
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Thirteen-year-old Ricky, the Mexican American son of a former Drug Enforcement Agency man, tries to avenge his mother's murder by crossing over into Mexico to steal a high-tech radar plane from drug smugglers
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mexican Americans, Airplanes
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by Gilb, Dagoberto, 1950-; Jimenez, Luis, 1940-2006
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Author's name at head of title
Topics: Mexican Americans, Working class
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by Soto, Gary
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"Spanish words and phrases"--P. [145]-148
Topics: Children's stories, American, Mexican Americans, Short stories
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by Tripp, Valerie, 1951-; Tibbles, Jean-Paul, illustrator; McAliley, Susan
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"Book one"--Cover
Topics: Historical - General, Social Situations - General, Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical, Ranch...
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by Tripp, Valerie, 1951-; Tibbles, Jean-Paul, ill
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"Book three"--P. [1] of cover
Topics: Posadas (Social custom), Christmas, Mexican Americans, Sisters, Spanish language materials
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Topics: Acosta, Oscar Zeta., Mexican Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography., Mexican...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-308) and index
Topics: Mexican Americans, Mexicans, Immigratie, Mexicanen, Mexicaanse Amerikanen, Overheidsbeleid,...